NEW YORK - It was the dog days of August when the British launched a massive attack to smash the rebellion spreading through the colonies. Landing from ships on the Brooklyn shore, 15,000 redcoats and Hessian mercenaries outflanked and then routed Gen. George Washington's amateur army in what would be the biggest battle of the American Revolution.
BALTIMORE - A man who held police at bay during a two-day Maryland motel standoff and his pregnant girlfriend, who claimed to be his hostage, both face charges, state police said Saturday.
NEW YORK - To supporters, Aafia Siddiqui is a devout Muslim, a scholar educated at MIT and Brandeis, who fled to Pakistan after 9/11 because of anti-Muslim sentiment.
KABUL, Afghanista - Scores of Afghan civilians who had gathered in a small village for the memorial ceremony of a militia commander were killed when U.S. and Afghan soldiers launched an attack in the middle of the night, officials and villagers said Saturday.
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta - The largest dump truck in the world is parked under a massive mechanical shovel waiting to transport 400 tons of oily sand at an open pit mine in the northern reaches of Alberta.
APALACHICOLA, Fla. - Fay just won't quit.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's government is grateful to U.S.-allied Sunni fighters but won't allow them to keep their weapons indefinitely, the prime minister said Saturday, hinting at a more intense crackdown on the Sunni groups.
A search by Statesboro Police Department Crime Suppression Unit agents netted two arrests Friday after executing a search warrant at a Stambuk Lane apartment.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
SPARTA - Bulloch Academy scored on its first two possessions and stood firm on defense as the Gators beat Piedmont Academy 16-8 in the annual John Hancock Kickoff Classic Thursday.
The 2008 Battle in the Boro softball tournament, scheduled to take place this weekend, has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 22, 2008
George Washington Carver said, "Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses."
In the year ahead, there's a great possibility that you will be invited to participate in something engineered by a competent friend. Although friendship will bring you into the arrangement, you'll do a good job.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My sister has been suffering with back pain for a very long time, and her doctors haven't been able to find out what the problem is. She's had all kinds of testing, and they've put her on many different pain medications that haven't done her any good. Now they are giving her morphine. Would a vibrating, reclining chair be the answer? Should I be concerned?
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People who are old and also poor are often noted in these columns. Well, that's proper. A lot of older people do live in ...
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ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed ...
Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests ...
Down three of their best players, BA succumbed their worst loss of the season in what was the biggest game of the season.
BROOKLET – After a sluggish start, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets asserted themselves against an overmatched Groves team on their way to a 49-6 win at ...
Winning is hard, and having to teach players to win makes it more difficult.
It has been a tough year statistically for the top two running backs in the Sun Belt Conference.
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across ...
A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest ...
Georgia Southern football - players and coaches alike - is now in uncharted territory.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The opening question to Matt Ryan's weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous.
BROOKLET - If the playoffs started today, Southeast Bulloch would be on the outside looking in.
The Gators of Bulloch Academy will finally be celebrating 40 years of football this tonight as they play host to the Patriots of Pinewood Christian ...